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Defective Product: Product Liability Claim

Defective product announcements enter the news on a daily basis. The products that can be defective and cause injury to an individual include everything from a vehicle, to a small appliance, to a small medical device. If you or a loved one suffers injury due to a defective product, you may have several questions about your legal options. Below the product liability lawyers at Contrada & Associates have highlighted three important

Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accidents have proven to be some of the most serious accidents that occur on the roadway today. Due to the fact that motorcyclists are not fully protected while riding their bikes in addition to their unmatched size with the other vehicles they tend to be in accidents with (compact cars, trucks, etc.), the odds are that such accidents end in serious injury or even death. The motorcycle accident lawyers at

Injured in an Accident with a Semi Truck

Contrada & Associates has handled numerous trucking accidents in the past. From our experience helping trucking accident victims, we can say that these accidents are often very serious. When a semi-truck is involved in an accident with a smaller vehicle such as a compact car, the difference in size and force is massive. This is one of the many reasons why these accidents often result in serious injury or fatality. Injured

What is considered Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death is when an individual’s negligent behavior or wrongdoing causes the death of another person. In the case of wrongful death, the family members of the decedent (the individual who has died) can be included in a claim for the death of their loved one. Examples of common wrongful death causes include fatal car accidents or work accidents. Due to the complicating factors for most wrongful death claims, our attorneys

3 Mistakes Car Accident Victims Make

After being involved in a car accident, there are certain steps to take that are recommended for your personal injury claim. Attorney Charlie Contrada has explained each step that a car accident victim should take when filing a personal injury claim, explained in our blog post, Filing a Car Accident Claim. Contrada & Associates feels that it is also very important to share the three most common mistakes that car accident

Defective Product Caused Personal Injury

There are several things that can happen to someone if they are injured by a defective product. The results of such products can not only include personal injury, but also death. The personal injury lawyers at Contrada & Associates help victims of defective products file legal claims and seek compensation for the injuries that have affected their lives. Contrada & Associates has extensive experience with product liability claims. This specific type

Dog Bite Attack: What are my options?

Dog bite attacks can be very serious, often resulting in injuries as well as permanent damage. Our personal injury lawyers have seen the result of dog bite attacks that range from multiple scratches to permanent disfigurement. Ohio’s dog bite law states that the owner of the dog is liable for the injury of another individual if it is caused by the dog. This means that if you are attacked by a

Types of Compensation for Wrongful Death Case

When an individual loses a loved one in an accident, they are often able to purse damages for their loss. Those who are able to pursue compensation in a wrongful death case include spouses, children, and parents, and there are five different types of damages that are awarded to the loved ones of the decedent. Wrongful Death Case: Types of Damages The five different types of damages that are pursued in a

What to Do at the Scene of a Car Accident

When involved in a car accident, things can seem to be moving a million miles a minute. It is important to stay calm, ensure the safety of you and your passengers if on a busy road, and get information from the other motorist involved. Call the Police after a Car Accident Immediately following your car accident, you should call the police. Doing so will allow a police officer to get to the

Can I handle my personal injury case myself?

There are many forms of personal injury that an individual can suffer from, one of the most prevalent being injuries sustained in a car accident. When someone is injured and pursues a personal injury case, they should do so under the guidance of an experienced personal injury attorney. Filing a personal injury claim allows an injured individual to receive compensation for the injuries sustained to cover things like medical bills,